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US, UK accuse Russian military hackers of battering-ram password attacks against hundreds of targets

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The targets of Fancy Bear's brute force attacks include both government agencies and the private sector, the advisory alleges.

U.S. government accuses Russian companies of recruiting spies, hacking for Moscow

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Russia's espionage network allegedly has far-reaching tentacles into the world of contractors and billion dollar firms.

Norwegian police implicate Fancy Bear in parliament hack, describe ‘brute forcing’ of email accounts

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

Norway's allegation against Fancy Bear follows Germany's blaming of the group for a 2015 hack on that country's parliament.

EU slaps sanctions on GRU leader, Fancy Bear, FBI-wanted hacker over Bundestag attack

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

It's just the second time the EU has used its cyber sanctions powers.

Microsoft looks to expose espionage groups taking aim at NGOs, US politics

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

“I have no reason to believe that they’ll be quiet between now and Nov. 3,” Microsoft’s Tom Burt said of Fancy Bear.

EU sanctions Russian intelligence, Chinese nationals and a North Korean front company for alleged hacks

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

It's the first restrictive measure out of the EU in connection with cyber activities.

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